photonuclear

adjective
pho·​to·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ ˌfō-tō-ˈnü-klē-ər How to pronounce photonuclear (audio) , -ˈnyü-, nonstandard -kyə-lər How to pronounce photonuclear (audio) \

Definition of photonuclear

: relating to or caused by the incidence of radiant energy (such as gamma rays) on atomic nuclei

First Known Use of photonuclear

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Photonuclear.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photonuclear. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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photonuclear

adjective
pho·​to·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ ˌfōt-ō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər How to pronounce photonuclear (audio) \

Medical Definition of photonuclear

: relating to or caused by the incidence of radiant energy (as gamma rays) on atomic nuclei

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